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Rights Talk: Gender equality, women’s work and care

Rights Talk: Gender equality, women’s work and care

As part of the Commission’s International Women’s Day celebrations, please join Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins for a special International Women’s Day RightsTalk on gender equality and women’s work and care on the 2nd March 2017. This IWD RightsTalk will explore the recognition of unpaid care and domestic work that remains the burden of women...

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SRI LANKA: COLLECTIVE ORAL STATEMENT TO CEDAW COMMITTEE

SRI LANKA COLLECTIVE ORAL STATEMENT TO CEDAW COMMITTEE Presented at 66th Session, Geneva Presented by: Thiyagi Piyadasa, Hyshyama Hamin, Rosanna Flamer-Caldera, Shyamala Gomez, Anushani Alagarajah and Kumudini Samuel, on behalf activists and organizations (listed in page 4) working on women’s civil, political, socio-cultural and economic rights in rural and urban parts of Sri Lanka. ———...

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My Time, My Work, My Value: Valuing Unpaid Care Work

My Time, My Work, My Value: Valuing Unpaid Care Work

Members of the Women and Media Collective were part of the “Who Cares!” forum in Melbourne yesterday to discuss the implications of the care economy on women and its contribution to the labour force. In Sri Lanka most women take on a role outside the labour force engaging in what is known as unpaid care...

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Statement by members of civil society associated in drafting the National Human Right Action Plan

Click here to download statement Statement by members of civil society on the National Human Rights Action Plan 2017 -2021 by wmcsrilanka on...

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CTF on Reconciliation Mechanisms Final Report (All Volumes)

Executive Summary and Recommendations: Final Report on the Consultation Task Force and Reconciliation Mechanisms Click here to download the report Final Report on the Consultation Task Force and Reconciliation Mechanisms: Vol 1 Click here to download the report Consolidated Report Zonal Task Forces on Reconciliation Mechanisms: Vol 2 Click here to download the...

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අනාගතවාදී නව ආණ්ඩුක්‍රම ව්‍යවස්ථාවක් සඳහා ස්ත්‍රීන්ගේ පෙළගැස්ම

අනාගතවාදී නව ආණ්ඩුක්‍රම ව්‍යවස්ථාවක් සඳහා ස්ත්‍රීන්ගේ පෙළගැස්ම Click here to download the...

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Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality in National Policy: Dialogue with Policy Makers

Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality in National Policy: Dialogue with Policy Makers

A national policy dialogue highlighting the need for more comprehensive policies in relation to women’s empowerment and gender equality was organised by the Women and Media Collective in Colombo on the 8th of November 2016. Women in economic policy, women’s labour and work and sexual and reproductive health and rights were key areas that were...

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WMC Short Film Competition 2015 & 2016 – Award ceremony

The screening and award ceremony of the Women and Media Collective short film competition was held on the 31st of October 2016 at the Namel Malani Punchi theatre. Awards for competitions 2015 and 2016 were presented on this day to short film and short film script...

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